I have been able to spend the last few weeks listening to Earl Nightingale (even before it was suggested) and have found it useful, along with other works along the same vein. In think and grow rich, it is said that there are two parts to the secret that when one is ready, one will know. I am not sure I know for sure, but driving home last week from work, as I had been contemplating this concept for some time now, what sprang into mind was the simple dynamic of – idea plus persistent action- and wham! the world becomes yours as you become the world’s. And it has to be that way. Can you imagine the world having an idea and trying to stuff all it’s creative thought and power into you alone? You’d implode! You can’t accept that much! That is why people with these ideas end up rich in much more than material wealth, but in any way they see fit- because the values must hold equal. It is like solving algebraic equations- where you are given certain values, some on one side of the equal sign, and some on the other. You solved the problems by finding the values through certain processes. And these things, even now, are equaling out. They can and will change if you do, but they presently are the sum of all the parts, and those natural laws are not changeable. So work the equation and see it to the end.
Think about it- take your dmp ideas to the very limit of your desires… How many people will that touch at it’s maximum potential? Hundreds? Thousands? If the idea and the value it holds had to be returned in the exact way it was received, do you really want or could you really handle thousands of people showing up at your door? Probably not, and me neither. So the universe must and will give back that value to you to equal the scales, give more get more, so it makes it really easy and simply gives you whatever you want, whatever you dream of, and that is whatever you think about the most charged with emotion. But often, we are mostly charged with emotions about the patterns we have been repeating for decades, thus manifesting the same exact (or worse) conditions than those we had in years past.
I didn’t care for algebra when I was younger. It didn’t make much sense. I recall that when I turned 25 it suddenly made sense, but I never knew the cause of it. Anyway, what clicked is that it balanced out. Well, this balances out too. All the examples of people who had an idea and backed it with defined plans of action who were persistently relentless, no matter how absurd their ideas came across to the general public, these peoples ideas became giants in and of themselves. The people were still just the same old little humans, but the ideas became larger than they were or could ever be. The people were just the conduit, the gateway for the universe to express itself in another way. I think this is why we have been told again and again to drop the opinions, be the observer, and basically mind your own business. Having all these opinions can be interesting, but its really only interesting if you have nothing better to do. Literally. I remember years ago, as a kid fresh out of high school, being invited over to a new friends house to watch SNL on a saturday night. I didn’t know what SNL was, I said. Saturday night live, she said. I replied, so you want me to come hang out and watch TV- that sounds absolutely boring. And for me it would have been, as my saturday nights consisted of working on hot rod cars and drag racing and cruising the local streets on hot nights admiring each others work on our muscle cars (mine was a dodge charger). It may not have been for everyone, and that’s fine. But I felt alive, and we were engaged in our own lives. Doing something, building things. Didn’t have much time or care for opinions, unless it had something to do with getting past 180 mph.
I think much the same now about my dmp and the dmp’s of others. And those men and women of change and industry and art and creativity and adventure and exploration… They were not too concerned with all the opinions of this or that or whatever… But they sure were keyed into their own driving purpose. They refused to take no for an answer, and so now we know their names. I happen to think that the future will know a lot of our names…